Dropbox

How I finally got job interviews at Palantir and Dropbox

If you’re not getting job interviews, make sure you’re applying to the right roleMe trying to get a tech job in 2011. Did you know that Zimride later …

Employment

Overdue book returned to NYC library 38 years late

Let’s book him!<p>A middle-aged mystery man strolled into the Tompkins Square Library Thursday saying he’d like to return “The Woman in the White House” …

New York City

Dropbox introduces new ‘mobile prompts’ for two-factor authentication

Dropbox today is rolling out an update to its mobile applications that makes the two-factor authentication process a bit easier. As an alternative to SMS verification and code generators, the Dropbox mobile applications can now act as a way of identity verification…<p>As the company lays out in a blog …

Apps

My iOS writing app of the moment is Editorial

Editorial offers Markdown styling, foldable sections, and custom keyboard shortcuts for Workflows.When I mention that I write a lot on the iPad these …

iOS

The Last Blockbuster Is Alive, And Here’s 10+ Of Their Funniest Tweets

"This account is actually run by a few of us at the store. We’re a small operation, so we take turns running social media, working the registers, and …

Humor

Dropbox CMO on Paper and disrupting agency models

For a decade, Dropbox has been servicing users around the world, helping them to save and share their work without the need for a physical storage …

Exit Poll: Who'd You Vote for in the Seattle Mayor's Race (Columbia City Edition)

by Eli SandersWe asked 13 people at the Rainier Community Center drop box to tell us who they picked for mayor. Aisha Pope was there watching a …

Software Development

Hey Seattle: Don't Forget to Vote by Tomorrow!

by Ana Sofia KnaufDo the thing, people! The StrangerICYMI: Tomorrow is the August primary election!As of last night, King County Elections officials …

Seattle

‘Drop boxes’ help gather intel for Duterte’s drug war

It is a drop box where “suggestions” can lead to someone’s arrest — or worse.The post ‘Drop boxes’ help gather intel for Duterte’s drug war appeared …

Philippines

Dropbox Starts Preparing Documents for IPO

Dropbox's last valuation was at $10 billion in 2014.<p>Dropbox is inching closer to an IPO and is currently working with Goldman Sachs on the paperwork for an offering, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports.<p>The file hosting service, last valued at $10 billion in 2014, is close to hiring Goldman Sachs as a "lead adviser" …

Goldman Sachs

Dropbox is reportedly inching closer to a potential IPO

Dropbox may be taking another step in its <i>very</i> slow shuffle toward an IPO, and is now working with Goldman Sachs to prepare documents that could be filed as soon as this year, according to a report by Bloomberg.<p>The company is expected to hire Goldman Sachs as the lead advisor of the IPO process, …

Technology

What's The Freakiest Thing You've Seen A Kid Say Or Do?

Does it get worse than "I see dead people?"<p>The best responses will be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!

Your Venture’s Not Ready for Prime Time? This Site Can Help

When a huge earthquake hit his hometown in Nepal in 2015, Madindra Aryal and his family had to stay in tents without electricity. He and his neighbors lived in complete darkness at night, and they could not charge their cellphones, which meant they were unable to contact worried family members.<p>From …

Startups

How would you like to travel in style with your own pop-up hotel?

Whether it’s the beach, a lake, the mountains or somewhere else, nature travel may be memorable for the sights. But if you’re not the camping sorts, …

Lifestyle

How to automatically save your Instapaper highlights to Ulysses

I read a fair amount in Instapaper, and I frequently highlight passages and other quotes.Since I’m using Ulysses as my central repository for all …

Evernote

Babies abandoned in ‘drop boxes’

A YOUNG woman laboured up the steps, past brightly decorated walls akin to a child’s nursery, her daughter in her arms.<p>Opening a hatch in the wall, …

South Korea

PSA: Don't Know Where the Nearest Ballot Drop Box Is? We've Got You Covered

by Ana Sofia KnaufDO THE THING The StrangerYou've read our August 1 primary election endorsements,sent us your angry e-mails, unearthed your …

Seattle

Adobe, Dropbox Score High in Privacy Protection

If you use services like Adobe Creative Cloud or Dropbox and you’ve been worried that they’re secretly selling you out to the feds, you can breathe a …

Privacy

How to switch your career to product design

Learn from 6 Dropbox designers with different backgrounds<p>There’s no single path to product design. Our motley crew here at Dropbox includes a former …

UX Design

BrandPost: Why You Should Use Enterprise SMS For Sending Photos and Videos

Businesses have several choices for sending customers photos and videos. Here’s a look at the changing landscape for “rich” media and a comparison of options.<b>Apps</b>One way to send photos and videos is to ask customers to download a messaging app.Facebook Messenger is a good example. To use it for …

Facebook Messenger

Replace Photobucket sharing with this automatic Dropbox action

Imagine if an almost 15-year-old image hosting company suddenly decided to deactivate all the links to the photos you had stored there. That’s exactly what happened last week, when Photobucket cut all “hot-linked” — or embedded — images, and insisted that users pony up $400 per year to get them …

Apple

#10 Ways of Paying off Your Credit Card Bills

Electronic Clearance System payments are ideal if you use your credit card for specific bills on a regular basis.<p>Forgetting to pay off credit card bills on time is now a common occurrence among today's generation. The fast pace of everyday life, coupled with myriad bills and their due dates, makes …

Banking

Dropbox Plus 1TB Annual Subscription + $25 Gift Card: $60 (Reg. $99)

Dell offers a Dropbox Plus 1TB Annual Subscription for a Single User with a $25 eGift Card for <b>$59.99</b>. For comparison, a full-year of this subscription goes for $99 direct from Dropbox, minus the bundled gift card. This is the first time that we’ve seen this offer since last November.<p>About Dropbox …

Get a year of Dropbox Plus cloud storage for just $60 with a bonus $25 gift card

Dell's online store has a year of Dropbox Plus cloud storage for $60. In addition, you'll get a $25 gift card for Dell.com in your email 10-20 days …

Cloud Computing

Dropbox's CEO Was Late to a Company-Wide Meeting on Punctuality. What Followed Wasn't Pretty

Drew Houston, the co-founder and CEO of Dropbox, scheduled an all-hands meeting to encourage timeliness in the workplace. Then he showed up late.

Leadership

Finding my Dropbox in R

(This article was first published on <b> R – Stat Bandit</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)I’ll often keep non-sensitive data on Dropbox so that I …

Data Science

How to Create an Interesting Light Effect for Portraits in Photoshop: Part 1

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>July 4, 2017 By Julian H<p>How to Create an Interesting Light Effect for Portraits in Photoshop: Part 1 www.sleeklens.com<p>In …

Photoshop Tutorials

Dropbox reportedly seeks to hire IPO underwriters

Data-sharing business Dropbox is seeking to hire underwriters for an initial public offering that could come later this year, which would make it the biggest U.S. technology company to go public since Snap, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.<p>The IPO will be a key test of Dropbox’s worth …

Venture Capital

Dropbox edging towards an IPO

The cloud-based storage company could be looking to follow in Snapchat's footsteps<p>Dropbox, the cloud-sharing business initially funded by seed …

IPOs

As public markets test new highs, Dropbox said to commence IPO prep

After quite a lot of time, a business pivot, two different credit lines, buckets of capital and a refocus on cost-control, Dropbox may be finally on the path to going public.<p>According to Reuters, the cloud storage — and I’m sure it would prefer us to add enterprise productivity shop — company is …

Technology